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Engaging Books for Engaging Young Readers
Oak Knoll Reading Specialist and district wide book advocate, Jacqui Cebrian will be sharing books and ideas with parents about engaging their school age readers. Monday, October 2, 2023, 6:30 pm at the Menlo Park Public Library Main branch in Burgess Park. Click here for more information

REF Adopt-a-Classroom Needs Your Support! 
Make a difference in a teacher's life and impact students by "adopting" a classroom in East Palo Alto. Provide your classroom with encouraging notes and/or small gifts or appreciation and school supplies. Time commitment is very flexible. It's fun and easy to adopt a classroom with a few friends. Learn More. 

Family Bike Ride
You're invited to a family bike ride from Menlo Park to Stanford on Sunday, September 24! We will meet at 10 am at Nealon Park, located on Middle Avenue in Menlo Park. Oak Knoll parent Sam Schroeder will lead this group ride to campus. We'll end up at Coupa Cafe at Green Library, where we'll have a break for snacks (and can do some fountain hopping if your kids want to cool off. T´╗┐his ride is designed for Oak Knoll families as well as new residents of the Stanford residential complex at Middle Plaza, who may be bike commuting to the campus for the first time. We'll show you the quiet back route that avoids busy traffic and is comfortable for all riders. This ride is suitable for all skill levels and ages. The pace will be leisurely. So grab your helmets, pack some snacks, and see you soon. RSVP here.

NJB Winter Basketball 
At NJB Basketball, our focus is on skills-based instruction, personal growth, and positive competition for kids from 1st through 8th grades. The season runs from November through February. Registration is now open at http://www.redwoodnjb.com. Deadline for early registration with reduced fees is 9/28!

Palo Alto Community Health Fair
Come with your kids for an afternoon of activities, family and fun at the Mitchell Park Community Center. The Palo Alto Community Health Fair is free for all to attend. Saturday, September 23, 2023 11:00am – 3:00pm Mitchell Park Community Center 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303 

Lewis and Joan Platt East Palo Alto Family YMCA
Free basketball league: 9-12 yrs (donations to YMCA youth development programs welcome) September 20, 2023 - October 28, 2023 Wednesday and Friday from 6:00pm to 6:45pm Games will be played from 11-11:45am on the following Saturdays: 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, and 10/28 Lewis and Joan Platt East Palo Alto Family YMCA, East Palo Alto